|1940's Television: ''Howdy Doody'' - 3rd August 1949|
1940's Television: An episode of "Howdy Doody" from the 3rd of August, 1949. This episode features many of the aspects which made the show one of early TV's biggest hits, and even contains original NBC Network IDs. Overall, an unusual example of children's TV from the era when what worked and what didn't was still being worked out.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 40s; 40's; 1940s; 1940's; American Culture; United States; America; NBC; National Broadcasting Company; 1949; Howdy Doody; Entertainment; Entertaining; forties; Children's television
Downloads: 5,007 (2 reviews)
|"The Perry Como Show" - 24/December/1952|
Christmas episode of "The Perry Como show" from December 24, 1952. With the help of the Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, the Fontane Sisters and Dick Stark for Chesterfield, Perry tells "The Story of the First Christmas".
Keywords: The Perry Como Show; Classic TV; Perry Como; Chesterfield cigarettes; Dick Stark; Live TV; CBS; 1952; Christmas
Downloads: 4,850 (2 reviews)
|The House On Haunted Hill - William Castle|
Vincent Price gives a stellar performance as the suavely malevolent host of a "haunted house party" who offers his guests $10,000 if they can survive a night in the murderous mansion. Watch for the great Elisha Cook Jr,(he played Wilmer in the "Maltese Falcon") as the groveling homeowner. The eerie looking home used for the exterior shots is the Ennis Brown house in Los Angeles, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1924...
Keywords: Vincent Price; haunted house; horror; William Castle
Downloads: 314,815 (17 reviews)
|Television Commercials (1950s-1960s) - Various|
Examples of broadcast advertising from the 1950s and 1960s.
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials; Consumerism
Downloads: 143,341 (32 reviews)